"Hip, Hippo, Hooray for Fiona!: A Photographic Biography" by Jan Sherbin

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Inside Flap: To Fiona, who brought happiness into a troubled world

On a cold, winter day, a premature baby hippopotamus is born at the Cincinnati Zoo. She is way too small to live. Her keepers refuse to let her die. They work day and night to keep her alive.

Thanks to the expertise, devotion, and creativity of zoo staff, Fiona does survive. She lights up the Internet with her personality and will to live. She becomes one of the best-known and best-loved hippos in the world.

This is the real story of Fiona's very first days. From the day she is born until her keepers see she will be just fine. From her first spring and summer, when she learns to be a hippo, meets her parents, and meets her fans.

Open this book to find the cutest hippo you'll ever see!

A nonfiction story for children 3-7 - and grown-ups, too! Illustrated with 65 photographs from the Cincinnati Zoo. A keepsake book reminding families of their Fiona experience.

A portion of proceeds from sale of this book goes to the Cincinnati Zoo to help it continue its great work.

This book is made in the United States of America.

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ArtistJan Sherbin
Dimensions8 1/2 x 11 x 1/5